Livelihood in Israel

Name of speaker: 
Sara Atias
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
83
Year of immigration: 
1955
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen

Translation: 

General translation:

When her husband made Aliya, he was a carrier, and lifted sacks to trucks. Until one day, this came to his mother’s knowledge who was still abroad at the time. She sent him a letter and asked him to quit this job immediately, and so he did.

With a partner, they bought goats and milked them. They made a living out of milking goats. She was the one who milked the goats.

Afterwards, they purchased sheep in partnership with a man from Netivot, until a she...read more